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Chronic Granulomatous Disease

Chronic Granulomatous Disease: Introduction

Chronic Granulomatous Disease: The CGD patient's defense system is not effective against certain bacteria and fungi, including E. coli and Staphylococcus ... more about Chronic Granulomatous Disease.

Chronic Granulomatous Disease: A very rare inherited blood disorder where certain cells involved with immunity (phagocytes) are unable to destroy bacteria and hence the patient suffers repeated bacterial infections. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chronic Granulomatous Disease is available below.

Symptoms of Chronic Granulomatous Disease

Treatments for Chronic Granulomatous Disease

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Chronic Granulomatous Disease: Deaths

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Types of Chronic Granulomatous Disease

Diagnostic Tests for Chronic Granulomatous Disease

Chronic Granulomatous Disease: Complications

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Causes of Chronic Granulomatous Disease

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Disease Topics Related To Chronic Granulomatous Disease

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Chronic Granulomatous Disease

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Clinical Trials for Chronic Granulomatous Disease

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Chronic Granulomatous Disease: Broader Related Topics

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Article Excerpts about Chronic Granulomatous Disease

The CGD patient's defense system is not effective against certain bacteria and fungi, including E. coli and Staphylococcus aureus, as well as less common germs like Pseudomonas, Serratia, and Aspergillus. (Source: excerpt from Primary Immune Deficiency, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Definitions of Chronic Granulomatous Disease:

A recessive X-linked defect of leukocyte function in which phagocytic cells ingest but fail to digest bacteria, resulting in recurring bacterial infections with granuloma formation. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Chronic Granulomatous Disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Chronic Granulomatous Disease, or a subtype of Chronic Granulomatous Disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Chronic Granulomatous Disease as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Chronic Granulomatous Disease

  1. Chronic Granulomatous Disease: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Testing & Diagnosis
  7. Types
  8. Deaths
  9. Complications
 

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